This month David answers the question: Should you contract or relax the glutes in urdhva dhanurasana? He explains why the answer should always be specific to the student.
This month David highlights the multifidus muscles. Learn where these back muscles are found, what they do, and what yoga postures use them.
David discusses the key ideas for safely and effectively adjusting triangle pose and revolved triangle. Learn which adjustments might be helpful in this posture.
This month David answers the question: Should I do setu bandhasana? David explains how other postures prepare the body for setu bandhasana and when you might not want to do it at all.
In this article, David deconstructs the anatomy of utthita hasta padangusthasana. Explore multiple intentions for this posture and gain insights into how to evolve it.
This month David answers the question: what’s restricting me in wide-legged forward bend? He explains that the culprits could include adductors, gluteals, and the deep 6 lateral rotators of the hips.
Based on our survey of over 2000 yoga practitioners, David shares that doing a yoga practice at least 5 days per week increased the benefits of practice.
This month David highlights the fibularis longus muscle (peroneus longus muscle). Learn where these lower leg muscles are found, what they do, and what yoga postures use them.
In this article, learn about the history and three philosophies that influenced our modern day understanding of what the core is and how it’s related to yoga.
This month David answers the question, why should we open our hips in yoga and lengthen our hamstrings? David explains why open hips are important for sitting comfortably in the next stage of yoga practice, meditation.